FM Preview: Crawley Town v Mansfield Town 17 Dec 2010

Last updated : 16 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crawley Town v Mansfield Town fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Mansfield Town at Broadfield Stadium on Friday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Broadfield Stadium was just last season, in November 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctMansfield Town1 - 4Crawley TownCONF
2009/2010Sat 14 NovCrawley Town0-2Mansfield TownCONF
2009/2010Sat 08 AugMansfield Town4 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 17 JanMansfield Town1 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 13 SepCrawley Town2 - 1Mansfield TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 18 goals for the Reds, with 8 goals against.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Stags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Crawley Town are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 40 points from 19 games. Mansfield Town's 31 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crawley Town633020712
Mansfield Town62138107

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Mansfield Town is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Reds in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Crawley Town Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Mansfield Town Not won in previous 2 away matches.